After discovering interesting furniture shops in 2015 and 2014, we’re back again with a list of interesting stores for home accessories to help get your pad to look magazine-chic. Sure, Ikea deliver the goods, but Hong Kong is home to myriad stores filled with cool and quirky pieces to give your home serious personality. Here are Hong Kong’s top home decor stores to check out:
513 Paintshop 513 is a small paint shop located in the creative hub of PMQ that sell VOC & toxin free paints meaning its environmentally safe for your little ones and pets at home. We’ve fallen in love with the assorted color palette and if you can’t find the perfect colour to spice up your home you can always custom-make your own.
Prices: From HKD$109 for 100ml paint pot
Address: Unit S513, PMQ, 35 Aberdeen Street, Central, Hong Kong.
Tel: 2155 2282
If you have a thing for sustainable living or just want to help the environment, then stop by Bamboa. In the shop located in the heart of PMQ, just around the corner from all the art galleries, you will find products ranging from tableware to decorative items to fabric made from locally harvested bamboo by local communities throughout Asia.
Prices: From HKD$100
Address: Unit S304, PMQ, 35 Aberdeen Street, Central
Tel: 2291 0285
Why not take an artsy trip to Shenzhen to visit the famous Dafen Art Village? Yes, we know this *technically* in the 852, but its only 15 minutes by taxi from Lo Wu station and this village is famous for its art. Visit the galleries and then commission an artist to reproduce a painting for a fraction of the price.
Address: 247 Busha Road, Buji Town, Shenzhen
We’re convinced that food tastes better when eaten off ceramic dinnerwear from FLOW+ Living. Founded by Yokky, who has been teaching at pottery workshops since 1995, the shop displays Yokky’s functional design pieces often fashioned into unconventional shapes.
Address: Unit H207, PMQ, 35 Aberdeen Street, Central
Tel: 3758 2308
It’s no secret Hong Kong has an insatiable appetite for MUJI so we got very excited when we discovered Found MUJI, sister label to our favourite Japanese lifestyle label. It’s the first bricks-and-mortar store to branch out of Japan and you’ll find strictly dinnerwear at Found MUJI. Just like the sister label, everything is made from is made from high quality materials with simple designs fused with technology.
Address: Unit S107, PMQ, 35 Aberdeen Street, Central
Tel: 3971 3138
Francfranc originates from Japan and it’s taken Hong Kong by storm for their stylish range of home furnishing and adorable home accessories at great prices. Set aside a few hours to browse the full range in store, it’s strong on the homeware and bigger furnished pieces like sofas and coffee tables.
Address: 173 Des Voeux Road, Central
Our prize for best high-street home furnishing goes to Habitat for its range of good-looking contemporary design that’s affordabley priced. You’ll be impressed with their showroom in Windsor House that spans over 20,000 square foot of retail space. Find household products like home decorations, cutlery, cushions, duvets, candles and the usual furnishing pieces for your bedroom, living room and dining room.
Address: 15/F, Windsor House, 311 Gloucester, Causeway Bay
iDecorate found success as an online platform by Shana Buchanan in 2013 and has become the go to place for lively designs to turn your space into a real-life Pinterest board. Find quirky home accessories like cushions and rugs, as well as gorgeously designed stationary to add some va-va-voom to your personal home space.
Address: Shop B07, Lab Concepts, 93 Queensway, Queensway Plaza, Admiralty
Tel: 2540 3860
Step aside G.O.D – we love the selection of unique home accessories found in Mall 852. Here you will mostly find smaller objects themed around old and new 852 culture, printed on vases, photo frames, tissue boxes and dinnerware. We love these quirky reminders of our home city.
Address: Shop H313, PMQ, 35 Aberdeen Street, Central
Tel: 3173 9878
Out of Stock stocks contemporary furniture and design products with a Nordic twist. This place is perfect if you want to redecorate in a hurry – here, you’ll find everything you will need in one place, from designer pillows and towels to wall clocks.
Price: from HKD$500
Address: Shop 1215, Wah Yiu Industrial Centre, 30 – 32 Au Pui Wan Street, Sha Tin
Tel: 2882 9116
One of our favourite under-the-radar websites for posters and prints is Picture This Gallery. They have some truly awesome images, so get ready to plaster your walls with pretty visuals. The prices are great, too.
Picture This is sold exclusively online at www.picturethiscollection.com
Über Tunique’s home collection named Hollywood Regency is themed around Hollywood Glamour. You’ll find this quirky boutique full of fragrances, home products and textiles to jazz up your flat. We love the carefully curated list of brands stocked at Über Tunique with French brands Bleu D’Argile and Danish label Bloomingville. Our favourite piece? The House Doctor Stripe Bench which is a elegant bench with its striped pattern and pencil legs- cute!
Address: 7 Mee Lun Street, Central
Tel: 2896 0344
Address: 58 Hollywood Road, Central
Tel: 2578 5888